Welcome , Hoşgeldiniz

Turkish / English Translator & Interpreter

Professional Experience and Specialisations

Personal Background

CELTA Cambridge University Certificate to teach English to speakers of other languages.

DPSI Institute of Linguists qualification

NRPSI National Register of Public Service Interpreters membership

Over the past 24 years Gulgun has worked in the public and private sectors including Court procedures, criminal cases, police interviews, Immigration, Health and Social Services and Education. She has translated commercial documents and private (usually legal) correspondence.

Gulgun was born in Trakia (Thrace) region in Western Turkey and educated in Istanbul where she received a degree in German at Istanbul University. In Turkey she taught primary school children and spent a period working at Ataturk Airport.

She has lived in the UK since 1996 and is based in Reading, South East England, not far from London. She is married with one child. She enjoys travelling, Turkish cooking and gardening.


Gulgun speaks fluently in Turkish and English. You can be confident of accurate language conversions.


During the pandemic she has moved her services online. She will return to working on location as the situation improves and clients wish her to be present. She can travel to any destination, which in the past has included  the Island of Ireland. She has acted as interpreter for Turkish VIP delegates including police and Government, commissioned by the European Union.. She has interpreted for a joint Turkish/English conference on cyber-security in the Midlands. 

  • Criminal cases
  • Civil Cases
  • Police Interviews
  • Court Proceedures
  • Commercial matters and documents
  • immigration
  • Seminars
  • Environment
  • Education
  • Health and Social Servicess
  • Tourism
  • Private Letters
  • Turkish courses up to GCSE level
  • ICT facilities for rendering in various media 
  • Transcribing from audio recordings